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JSE Limited – Johannesburg (JSE) – Primary Listing
Share code : ANG
Security type : Ordinary shares
Date listed : 11 August 1944

Ghana Stock Exchange (GhSE)
Share code: AGA
Security type: Ordinary shares
Date listed: 27 April 2004

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Share code: AU
CUSIP: 035128206
Security type: American Depositary Shares (ADR)*
Date listed: 5 August 1998
Share ratio: 1 ordinary share : 1 ADR
*Sponsored programme administered by Bank of New York Mellon (Prior to 1998, quoted on Nasdaq in terms of an unsponsored ADR programme)

Ghana Stock Exchange (GhSE)
Share code: AAD
Security type: Ghanaian Depositary Shares (GhDS)
Date listed: 27 April 2004
Share ratio: 1 ordinary share : 100 GhDSs

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)
Share code: AGG
Security type: CHESS Depositary Interests (CDI)
Date listed: 15 November 1999
Share ratio: 1 ordinary share :5 CDIs

Registered and Corporate
Company Secretary: Ms R (Ria) Sanz Perez
76 Rahima Moosa Street
Johannesburg 2001
(PO Box 62117, Marshalltown 2107)
South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 637 6000
Fax: +27 11 637 6624

United Kingdom Secretaries
St James’s Corporate Services Limited
6 St James’s Place
London SW1A 1NP
Telephone: +44 20 7499 3916
Fax: +44 20 7491 1989

Level 13, St Martins Tower
44 St George’s Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
(PO Box Z5046, Perth WA 6831)
Telephone: +61 8 9425 4602
Fax: +61 8 9425 4662

Gold House
Patrice Lumumba Road
(PO Box 2665)
Telephone: +233 21 772190
Fax: +233 21 778155

South Africa
Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd
Ground Floor, 70 Marshall Street
Johannesburg 2001
(PO Box 61051, Marshalltown 2107)
South Africa
Telephone: 0861 100 950 (in SA)
Fax: +27 11 688 5218

United Kingdom
Computershare Investor Services PLC
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol BS99 7NH
Telephone: +44 870 702 0001
Fax: +44 870 703 6119

Computershare Investor Services Pty Ltd
Level 2, 45 St George’s Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
(GPO Box D182 Perth, WA 6840​)
Telephone: +61 8 9323 2000
Telephone: 1300 55 7010 (in Australia)
Fax: +61 8 9323 2033

NTHC Limited
Martco House
Off Kwame Nkrumah Avenue
PO Box K1A 9563 Airport
Telephone: +233 21 229664
Fax: +233 21 229975

ADR Depositary
The Bank of New York Mellon (“BoNY”)
BNY Shareowner Services
P O Box 358016
Pittsburgh, PA 15252-8016
101 Barclay Street
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10286
United States of America
Telephone: +1 800 522 6645 (toll free USA)
Telephone: +1 201 680 6578 (outside USA)

AngloGold Ashanti has entered the STRATE (Share Transactions Totally Electronic) environment for the trading of shares on the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa. In terms of STRATE, no shares may be traded in South Africa, unless such shares have been dematerialised. AngloGold Ashanti operates an Issuer-sponsored nominee programme which is administered by Computershare Custodial Services Limited which will hold and administer the shares at no cost to the shareholder. The PDF document below explains more fully the background and objectives of STRATE, and the implications of holding dematerialised shares.

Shareholders are urged to read and understand the document. Any queries in this regard as well as all documentation required to dematerialise shares to be forwarded to:

Ground Floor, 70 Marshall Street, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa
(P O Box 61051, Marshalltown, 2107, South Africa)
Telephone: +27 11 370 7700
Fax: +27 11 688 5248
Click here to view the PDF document (219 KB) about STRATE.

Depositary Receipts in American (ADR) or Global (GDR) form are commonly used in global equity offerings to U.S. and non-U.S. investors. Depositary Receipts facilitate cross-border trading and settlement, minimise transaction costs and may broaden a non-U.S. company’s potential investor base, particularly among institutional investors.

What are Depositary Receipts?

A Depositary Receipt is a negotiable certificate that usually represents a company’s publicly traded equity or debt. Depositary Receipts are created when a broker purchases the company’s shares on the home stock market and delivers those to the depositary’s local custodian bank, which then instructs the depositary bank to issue Depositary Receipts. Depositary Receipts may trade freely, just like any other security, either on an exchange or in the over-the-counter market and can be used to raise capital.

ADRs and GDRs

ADRs and GDRs are identical from a legal, operational, technical and administrative standpoint. Simply, the word “Global,” rather than “American,” is used when it is preferred for marketing reasons.

Benefits to a Company

The primary reasons why a company would establish a Depositary Receipt programme can be divided into two broad considerations: capital and commercial. Among those considerations:

To enlarge the market for its shares through a broadened and a more diversified investor exposure which may increase or stabilise the share price. To enhance the image of the company’s products, services or financial instruments in a marketplace outside its home country. To provide a mechanism for raising capital or as a vehicle for an acquisition. To enable employees to invest easily in the parent company.

Benefits to an Investor

Increasingly, investors aim to diversify their portfolios internationally. Obstacles, however, such as undependable settlements, costly currency conversions, unreliable custody services, poor information flow, unfamiliar market practices, confusing tax conventions and internal investment policy may discourage institutions and private investors from venturing outside their local market.

As negotiable securities, Depositary Receipts are usually quoted in U.S. dollars and pay dividends or interest in U.S. dollars. Depositary Receipts overcome obstacles that mutual funds, pension funds and other institutions may have in purchasing and holding securities outside of their local market. Global custodian safekeeping charges are eliminated, saving Depositary Receipt investors 10 to 40 basis points annually. Dividends and other cash distributions are converted into dollars at competitive foreign exchange rates. Depositary Receipts are as liquid as the underlying securities because the two are interchangeable.

Types of Depositary Receipt Facilities

Companies have a choice of four types of Depositary Receipt facilities: unsponsored and three levels of sponsored Depositary Receipts. Unsponsored Depositary Receipts are issued by one or more depositaries in response to market demand, but without a formal agreement with the company. Today, unsponsored Depositary Receipts are considered obsolete and, under most circumstances, are no longer established due to lack of control over the facility and its hidden costs. Sponsored Depositary Receipts are issued by one depositary appointed by the company under a Deposit Agreement or service contract. Sponsored Depositary Receipts offer control over the facility, the flexibility to list on a national exchange in the U.S. and the ability to raise capital.